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Police investigating a report of an accidental shooting in Great Falls

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Police and medical personnel responded to a report of a person who was accidentally shot in Great Falls.

It happened on Saturday night at a residence near 14th Avenue South and 7th Street South.

Initial reports from the Great Falls Police Department indicate that a person may have returned home from hunting, and accidentally discharged his gun.

The injured person was taken to Benefis Health System; the extent of his injuries has not yet been released.

The injured man is said to be talking with officers at the hospital.

The GFPD is continuing to investigate.

Authorities have not released the name of the person.

We will update you if we get more details.

UPDATE: Frank Rosette, the man who was injured, posted the following message on the KRTV Facebook page: 

I was the person who got shot, My neighbor accidentally discharged his shotgun in his apartment, through the wall into my apartment, and peppered me. 

He told KRTV that his wounds are superficial, and he has been released from the hospital.

We do not yet know if any charges will be filed; we will update you when we get more information.

UPDATE: The following message was posted on the KRTV Facebook page:

I am the neighbor that is living in the apartment where the person discharged the firearm and just too clarify the person who accidentally discharged the firearm does not live there and was visiting and should have never had the firearm in the first place and Frank Rosette I am so incredibly sorry for what happened and I hope you are okay and I will do whatever it takes to make this right with you along with replacing the t.v. of course

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